Board

The Distinctive College Prep Board:

The Distinctive College Prep Board holds its monthly Board meeting on the third Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise indicated.  Members of the public are welcome to voice their comments during the public participation portion of the meeting. View the Board's regular monthly meeting schedule below.

Nicole Gaines

Board President | Joined the board in 2018; Named President in 2021

Alari Adams

Vice President | Joined the board in 2017

John Halo

Treasurer | Joined the board in 2017

Nikeeta (Nikki) Mariner

Secretary | Joined the board in 2017

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Board Meeting Schedule: 

The Distinctive College Prep Board holds its monthly Board meeting on the third Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise indicated.  Members of the public are welcome to voice their comments during the public participation portion of the meeting. 

July 27, 2021 | 4:00pm ET – CANCELLED
Distinctive College Prep - Harper Woods

August 31, 2021 | 4:00pm ET | Board Meeting Notice
Distinctive College Prep - Redford
*Annual Organization Meeting

September 28, 2021 | 4:00pm ET | Board Meeting Notice
Distinctive College Prep - Harper Woods

October 26, 2021 | 4:00pm ET | Board Meeting Notice
Distinctive College Prep - Redford

November 1, 2021 | 2:30pm ET | Board Meeting Notice

November 30, 2021 | 4:00pmET | Board Meeting Notice

December 14, 2021 | 4:00pmET| Board Meeting Notice

January 25, 2022 | 4:00pmET | Board Meeting Notice


February 22, 2022 | 4:00pmET
Distinctive College Prep - Redford
Board Meeting Agenda
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March 22, 2022 | 4:00pmET
Distinctive College Prep - Harper Woods
Board Meeting Agenda
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April 26, 2022 | 4:00pmET
Distinctive College Prep - Redford
Board Meeting Notice
Board Meeting Agenda
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May 31, 2022 | 4:00pmET
Distinctive College Prep - Harper Woods
Board Meeting Notice

June 28, 2022 | 4:00pmET
*Budget Hearing
Distinctive College Prep - Redford

Board meetings begin at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The public participation segment of the meeting will begin at the time indicated on the meeting agenda and proceed for no more than 20 speaking slots for up to one hour total.

The Academy shall comply with subtitle A of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, 42 USC 12101 et seq or any successor law.  

Should you require specific accommodations, please contact Erin Lanoue at Distinctive College Prep via phone at 773.354.0516 or email 
elanoue@distinctiveschools.org at least 2 business days prior to the meeting. 

Further, let the official record reflect that the 2018-2019 Planning Calendar has been prepared in accordance with the Michigan Open Meetings Act, Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976, being Sections 15.261 to 15.275 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

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Meeting Agendas & Minutes

All board documents can be found in this Board Folder.